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Luxury is one of a handful of categories in which online sales were lower at the end of May than they were in mid-March.
It is unlikely there is a CEO in America unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic and all are probably sick and tired of reading introductions like, “We’re all in this together,” or “In light of these trying times.” Yeah, everyone agrees.
“What you say is not as important as the bookcase behind you,” is a tagline of a Twitter account titled Bookcase Credibility. Bookcase Credibility was launched in April 2020 and has since amassed more than 105,000 followers.
The price for retailers over-building, overextending and overestimating their importance in the lives of customers has now come due after the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
What does partnership marketing look like in this new normal and how do we go about negotiating partnerships when we cannot even shake hands?
Mainland China is the biggest hope for luxury in the coming years. Its innovators are already spooking Silicon Valley.
Hong Kong, this bustling metropolis, is now in a transition period, facing both challenges and opportunities that will redesign the future of the city in the years to come.
In 2019, close to 2 billion people purchased items online — but most of the sellers of art, vintage and antiques lost out. Why? Because the vast majority of the art and antiques industry is not online.
We have heard several feel-good stories and attempts by Amazon to enter the luxury market. But it is doubtful that, without real change, Amazon will earn the trust it needs from luxury brands.
More than half of customers actively try to touch as few items as possible when shopping and try to avoid interacting with employees whenever possible – a troubling trend for the luxury sector, where touch and feel are everything and personal relationships are critical.
How art-ification became a lucrative corporate strategy.
Paired with the new sense of local belonging caused by the lockdown, “Made in Italy” could actually grow beyond the acclaimed Italian craftsmanship.
Trade dress can be a very powerful form of protection, but only if a company understands how to gain and maintain it.
Consumer confidence is shaky, unemployment is up and the market is volatile, which impacts discretionary spending for luxury wines today just as it did more than a decade ago. But the similarities end there when looking deeper at the challenges that luxury wineries currently face.
A recent trademark-infringement suit brought in federal court in Los Angeles by cosmetics brand Josie Maran against an unauthorized Amazon reseller raises a number of interesting issues about how trademark law can be used to control to whom and where branded products are sold.
Most of the information about the customer’s DNA is stored in the top sales professional’s head since he or she is really the engagement layer for key high-net-worth clients.
The only way forward in overcoming the growing aversion that affluent and wealthy clients have toward luxury goods and services sales associates is to transform and elevate the role. This is even more critical post-pandemic.
This week marks the mid-way point for the year, and it is usually a time to assess your business plan and consider how you can improve in the third and fourth quarters.
Whilst far from perfect, Amazon and Facebook, when notified about a counterfeit, will at least respond and take some action – eventually. Google, prior to a recent development, would not.
Key insights on how to create an effective editorial plan in response to fewer marketing events and the need to master digital channels and push ecommerce.
The case, Sohm v. Scholastic Inc., involved a claim by a photographer, Joseph Sohm, who created 89 photographs. Rather than register them himself, he used a service by Corbis Corp. to register the copyrights.